Affix

Definition of Affix

Af`fix´
v. t.1.To subjoin, annex, or add at the close or end; to append to; to fix to any part of; as, to affix a syllable to a word; to affix a seal to an instrument; to affix one's name to a writing.
[imp. & p. p. Affixed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Affixing.]
2.To fix or fasten in any way; to attach physically.
Should they [caterpillars] affix them to the leaves of a plant improper for their food.
- Ray.
3.To attach, unite, or connect with; as, names affixed to ideas, or ideas affixed to things; to affix a stigma to a person; to affix ridicule or blame to any one.
4.To fix or fasten figuratively; - with on or upon; as, eyes affixed upon the ground.
n.1.That which is affixed; an appendage; esp. one or more letters or syllables added at the end of a word; a suffix; a postfix.

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